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Schedule for the Human Sciences Seminar research programme – Spring Term

Please find enclosed the Spring Term schedule for the Human Sciences Seminar research programme, an invited speaker research seminar funded by the Royal Institute of Philosophy. The lecture series is free and open to everyone, including students and the general public. Spring 2017 Schedule 9th February: Professor Constantine Sandis (University of Hertfordshire): ‘Who Are “We” for Wittgenstein?’ 9th March: Professor Helen Frowe (Stockholm University): ‘Preferential Saving: The Duty to Rescue and the Duty to Minimise Harm’. 16th March: Professor Sheryl Tuttle-Ross (University of Wisconsin – La Crosse): ‘Propaganda and the Moving Image’. 23rd March: Dr Jennifer Corns (University of Glasgow): ‘Hedonic Independence’. 30th March: Dr Lubomira ...

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Preview: John Hyatt – Rock Art, Fri 3 Feb, 18:00 – 21:00

We’d like to invite you to the opening night of John Hyatt: Rock Art. John Hyatt, artist, musician, punk professor and one third of the infamous 1980’s post-punk band, The Three Johns, hits our gallery with a new exhibition pulling together influences from a wide and wonderful range of topics. From post-death to alter ego, magic to metamorphosis, he explores our increasingly unstable and challenging relationships to everything. So come and browse through John’s unique comic book collection, enjoy a limited edition of Hyatt-as-a-blend-of-tea, and prepare to be surprised and intrigued at every turn… The night also features the launch ...

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OPEN CALL: WORK, REST, PLAY

MARKETPLACE STUDIOS, STOCKPORT Manchester School of Art’s Graduate Enterprise Incubator OPEN CALL: WORK, REST, PLAY Retail & Exhibition Opportunity Marketplace Studios in Stockport is looking for work from undergraduate/postgraduate students, staff, graduates and alumni to exhibit in a show called WORK, REST, PLAY highlighting the creative talents of the people who work, rest and play at Manchester Metropolitan University! All creative work considered. Please send personal statement and images of work with sizes/dimensions and recommended retail price to Clare Knox-Bentham at c.knox-bentham@mmu.ac.uk by 5pm Monday 6th February. T&C: Sale or return, 35% commission We are also interested in delivering creative ...

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SICK! Festival 2017: Themes & Strands

Please see attached info on key themes and events coming up for SICK! Festival 2017: Sense of Identity & Belonging Living with a Disability Mental Health Live Discussion & Debates Dr Jenna C. Ashton Impact and Engagement Manager Office for Research and Knowledge Exchange

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INTERSECTIONS: Collaborations in Textile Design Research

Please see below for an interesting conference in textiles. Abstract submission deadline is 28 February 2017. Professor Martyn Evans Head of Manchester School of Art Research Centre CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS AND WORK INTERSECTIONS: Collaborations in Textile Design Research | Conference and Exhibition 13 September 2017 | Loughborough University in London, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park INTERSECTIONS is a one-day conference with exhibition of work organised by the Textile Design Research Group at Loughborough University exploring collaborations in textile design research to be held at Loughborough University in London on 13 September 2017. INTERSECTIONS is interested in case studies which reveal unusual connections and cross- or interdisciplinary collaborations furthering research ...

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CfP: International Association of Societies of Design Research

Please see below for an international conference in design (the International Association of Societies of Design Research) to be held in Cincinnati, USA in November 2017. The abstract deadline is 18 February 2017. Professor Martyn Evans Head of Manchester School of Art Research Centre Explosive changes in Design in the past 20 years call for a reexamination of Design Research¹s accomplishments, aims, and possibilities. On behalf of the International Association of Societies of Design Research (IASDR), we would like to invite you to take part in this conversation. Re: Research is the theme of the biennial IASDR conference to be held for the first time in the ...

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Chris Hamer – Becoming Ruin

Please see the attached flyer for the forthcoming exhibition to be held in the Grosvenor Gallery as part of the research for the MRes course at MIRIAD. The exhibition will be run from Wednesday 1st until Friday 3rd February (10am – 4.30pm) and the private view will be held on Thursday 2nd February from (4.30 until 7.00 pm). The paintings highlight the changing nature of the various agencies at work in my studio practice and in the interaction with the ongoing processes of ruination at work in a single street located in East Manchester. Chris Hamer (Artist and MRes Researcher, ...

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HIP: Beyond Babel Multilingual Film Festival – Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th February, 6pm – 9pm

Beyond Babel Multilingual Film Festival Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th February, 6pm – 9pm Geoffrey Manton LT2 Tickets for Beyond Babel are free and available at: beyond-babel-3.eventbrite.com  Aiming to bring together different communities and audiences, the 3rd edition of Beyond Babel will showcase multilingual films that may raise questions about cultural differences, multilingualism, homeland, education, global citizenship, mobility, immigration, integration and identity. This year programme will bring together two afternoons of screenings, with film introductions and Q&A sessions. Our aim is to engage, inspire, connect and celebrate the culturally diverse communities of Manchester. Wednesday 8th February 2016  Screening: La cour de Babel ...

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Northern Network for the Study of the Crusades Inaugural Symposium: Diversity

Geoffrey Manton LT5, 10th February, 10am – 4pm followed by a wine reception Attendance is free, but please book a place on the Eventbrite page: https://history-diversity-symposium.eventbrite.com The day will comprise two sessions on papers investigating the diversity of the crusades and crusading in Europe, the Mediterranean and the East. Schedule: 10.00: Registration, Tea & Coffee 10.30: Keynote Lecture From Clermont to Mexico: The Changing Goals, Participation and Organisation of Crusading, 11th to 16th Centuries (Alan Murray – Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds) 11.30: Session 1 Bloodless Turks and Sanguine Crusaders: Racial Diversity in William of Malmesbury’s Account Urban II’s ...

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Tim Ingold – Lecture – “Education in the Minor Key” – Saturday 28th Jan 17, 10am

You and your students are cordially invited to the following event: EDUCATION IN THE MINOR KEY – Tim Ingold, Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Aberdeen Saturday 28th January, 10am Lecture Theatre 1 (G78), Brooks Building, 53 Bonsall Street | Manchester | M15 6GX “This lecture has been inspired by a new book by Erin Manning, entitled The Minor Gesture. The minor is the key of unsettlement, of differentiation and of world-forming. How can we use it to challenge the hegemonic force of the major, in which are enshrined the founding principles of progressive education? What are the implications of this challenge for the way we think about ...

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